Original title: The Haitian government requests the United Nations to send troops to ensure safety. The United Nations says it is studying. Source: Chinanews.com
According to the Russian Satellite Network, the Haitian government requested the United Nations to send troops to help ensure national security after the assassination of President Moise, especially the protection of critical infrastructure. The General Office of the UN Secretary-General confirmed that the UN has received the relevant request and is studying it, but such decisions should be made by the Security Council.
The UN Secretary-General’s Office said: “Our special political mission in Haiti (BINUH) has received a letter and is studying it. In any case, the issue of dispatching troops is determined by the Security Council.”
According to reports, the Haitian Prime Minister’s Office sent a letter to the United Nations Office in Haiti on July 7. Foreign media pointed out that the purpose of this request is to “support the national police’s efforts to restore national security and public order.”
Mona Juul, the Permanent Representative of Norway to the United Nations, previously stated that the United Nations Security Council has not yet considered the possibility of the return of United Nations peacekeepers to Haiti in the context of the assassination of the Haitian President. In 2019, the United Nations announced the end of its 15-year peacekeeping mission in Haiti.
At around 1 am local time on the 7th, Haitian President Moise was attacked and killed at home by a group of unidentified militants who “speak Spanish and English” and “professed to be agents of the US Drug Control Administration.” To the doctor. A preliminary report released by the Haitian justice department afterwards showed that the president was shot 12 shots when he was assassinated.